VIKINGS KEY DATES
Thursday: Players report to Mankato for training camp
Friday: First practice, 10 a.m.
Aug. 8: First preseason game, 7 p.m. vs. Oakland, TCF Bank Stadium
Aug. 14: Final day of Mankato training camp
Sept. 7: Regular-season opener at St. Louis, noon
Sept. 14: Home opener vs. New England, noon